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April 1, 2019

ADA Notice – Updated Detour near Gowen Hall Area

A section of the accessible pathway along the west side of Gowen/Smith Hall (Spokane Lane NE) will be closed while construction scaffolding is being installed. This closure will not block the accessible entrance to Gowen Hall. The alternate accessible route is along the north side of Suzzallo Library (see detour image). This detour should last…


March 22, 2019

ADA Notice – Detour near Gowen/Smith Hall Area

A section of the accessible pathway next to Gowen/Smith Hall (southwest side) will be closed while construction scaffolding is being removed. This closure will not block the accessible entrance to Gowen Hall. This detour should last until Wednesday, March 27th. Please contact your DRS Coordinator if you experience any access issues in this area.


February 26, 2019

ADA Notice – Improved Sidewalk Access on 15th Ave NE

Construction is continuing on the new Population Health Facility and the contractor has made some improvements to the sidewalk area on 15th Avenue Northeast. In February, we have setup and opened our pedestrian protection connexes on the sidewalk of 15th Ave for public protection of overhead work. This will provide a less disturbed and more…


January 24, 2019

How To Report Improperly Parked Bike Shares at UW

Lime bikes parked by UW Stadium

As of October 1, 2018, the University of Washington has a contract with Lime to operate bike share on campus. Below are guidelines and options for reporting and/or removing any bikes  that are improperly parked on campus. When is a bike improperly parked? According to WAC 478-116-199 regarding bicycle parking, at no time shall a…


January 18, 2019

NE 43rd St Improvements Project

Updated: 1/29/2019 The City of Seattle has begun the development of the NE 43rd St Improvements project. This project will construct streetscape and pedestrian improvements on NE 43rd St from Brooklyn Ave NE to 15th Ave NE.  A priority for the design of this project is to optimize access to the new light rail station…


January 17, 2019

ADA Notice – Savery Hall / Quad Area

Updated: 02/06/2019 Pedestrian Detour Plan #2A and 2B go into effect from February 8th, 2019. This plan will affect the small amount of vehicle traffic on Spokane Lane and delivery/shops trucks. Over the next 3 weeks, scaffolding will be put up on the sides of Savery Hall and the detour should last until to February 22nd, 2019….